Foreman Community Newsletter - March 2016

Foreman 1.10.2 bugfix release is out

Foreman 1.10.2 was announced on 24th of February containing over 30 bug fixes across the whole application. Check the full release notes

Foreman 1.11 is close to the release, second release candidate (RC2) is ready

On 11th of March the second release candidate for Foreman 1.11 was released, with plenty of bug fixes for issues in RC1. In particular fixes for non-admin users, smart proxy SSL authentication and configuration status errors are included in 1.11.0-RC2. See the announcement

Some notable changes in 1.11 release are

  • User interface changed to PatternFly design
  • Improved layout of host/host group parameter overrides
  • Ruby on Rails upgraded from version 3.2 to 4.1, under the covers
  • Smart proxy DHCP module refactored to support plugins with new DHCP providers (none yet)
  • New pages showing smart proxy status information in the Foreman UI

For more details see release notes

New and updated plugins since last December’s newsletter

New media and blogs

There were three Community demos since the last newsletter.

Community demo on 10th March 2016 with following highlights:

Community demo - 18th February 2016 with following highlights:

Community demo - 21st January 2016 with following highlights:

In February we ran the Foreman Community Survey to get feedback on how we’re doing and what needs to be addressed. Dive into the analysis Greg prepared.

Reports from past events

February was rich in conferences and Greg brought us nice reports from some of them. Thanks, Greg!

Comments from the community:

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